Category Archives: Spring Sports

Fones Sets School Record while Indians Pour in the Wins

Friday, May 12, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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Mississinewa Track & Field competed in the 2017 CIC Meet the past two nights at Oak Hill High School. The boys placed third (84) behind Eastbrook (192) and Oak Hill (162.5). The girls placed fourth (79) as Oak Hill took the top girls team mark (160). Brennan Butche won the 3200m (9:33.86). Carli Fones won the 100m and set a new school record in the 200m (26.57).


Girls Tennis recorded another win at Yorktown last night. Here is what Coach Fleming had to say, “On Thursday, The OleMiss Tennis Team traveled to Yorktown, where they escaped with a 4-1 victory.   Three of the matches went into a third set.  The team played very well and responded well to the challenges on each court.  Mississinewa has now won 11 of the last 12 matches and owns a record of 13-3.  The Indians will host Western on Friday before playing in the FW Concordia Invitational on Saturday.” The Junior Varsity tied Yorktown 5-5.


The only loss of the night came at Eastbrook in Softball. The Lady Indians lost 1-2 to the Panthers. Erika Foy pitched a complete game giving up only three hits with five strikeouts and two walks. Lexi Cruzan was 1 of 1 with a double and an RBI. The Junior Varsity defeated Eastbrook 10-2 in 6 innings of play. Berryhill pitched the complete game (3 hits, 9 Ks, 3 walks). Bartel and Herring led the offense going 2 for 2.


Baseball defeated Eastbrook 5-2. They are now 4-1 in the CIC. Smith earned the win on the mound after a save from Smalley. McCoin recorded 2 hits and an RBI. Junior Varsity Baseball also won. The Indians beat Tipton at home 19-0. Tyler Jakob pitched the 5 inning shutout. Drew Castanon went 2 for 2 with four runs.


RJB Golf won last night with a team score of 190 over Eastbrook (226) and Oak Hill (254). Corey was the medalist with a 42 followed by Dakin (46), Scott (48), and Walters (54).


Tonight’s MCSC Athletic Events
Girls Tennis vs. Western . 5:00pm
JV Softball at Blackford . 5:00pm

Saturday’s Events
Girls Tennis at the FW Concordia Invitational . 9:00am
Baseball at Homestead (doubleheader) . 10:00am
Boys Golf CIC at Oak Hill . 2:00pm

Weather for Friday at 5:00pm: Sunny, 66º
Saturday’s Weather: Mostly Sunny with a high of 71º


If you like our featured image, be sure to check out the full story from the Marion Chronicle Tribune, along with recent articles and editorials spotlighting Mississinewa’s great academic achievements. CIC Baseball Story by Chuck Landis

Huge Wins for Tennis, Softball, Baseball and Boys Golf Edged by Taylor

Thursday, May 11, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director

Storms rolled through the area eventually, but only the Track & Field CIC Meet was affected. That event will continue tonight at Oak Hill starting at 5:30pm.


The big story of the night was the 33-0 scoreline coming from Junior Varsity Baseball. The Indians defeated Madison Grant (CIC) at home with Seth Maddox pitching the complete game. Tyler Jakob led the Indians going 3 for 3 with a single, double, and a triple.


Coach Fleming and the Girls Tennis team traveled to Frankton. Here is what he had to report, “On Wednesday, the OleMiss Tennis team traveled to Frankton to play its last conference match of the season.  The Indians nearly missed a clean sweep of the varsity courts in its 5-0 victory.  Mississinewa has now won 10 of their last 11 matches.  OleMiss is now 12-3 and will travel to Yorktown on Thursday.”

The Varsity squad gave up only two points in the One Doubles contest, winning every other set 6-0. The Junior Varsity also won 6-0.


Softball defeated Daleville on the road last night 14-1. Kait Leavitt pitched for the win, and she also went 2 for 3 with an RBI. Darcie Patton was 4 of 4 with a home run, double, and 4 RBI’s. Mallory Sands went 2 for 3 with a home run and 2 RBI’s. Erika Foy rounded out the offensive leaders going 2 for 3 with an RBI.


Mississinewa Boys Golf came close, but they fell short to Taylor 190-188 under Josh Dakin’s top mark of 41 (one short of medalist). The other marks were Breyton Berryhill (46), Doak Labarr (49), and A.J. Cragun (54)


Tonight’s MCSC Athletic Events
CIC Track & Field at Oak Hill . 5:30pm (continued from last night)
RJB Golf at Oak Hill (Arbor Trace) . 4:30pm
Baseball at Eastbrook . 5:00pm
JV Baseball vs. Tipton . 5:00pm (Watch Live on TribeTV)
Softball at Eastbrook . 5:00pm
JV Softball at Eastbrook . 6:30pm

Weather at Event Time in the Gas City Area: Mostly Cloudy, 62º

JV Squads Take Wins while Varsity Struggle on the Diamond, Tennis Beat Star Fires

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director

The Girls Tennis team recorded their eleventh win of the year over South Adams last night 3-2. Here is what Coach Fleming had to report, “On Tuesday, the OleMiss Tennis Team traveled to South Adams for an impromptu match.  Mississinewa was scheduled to play Southwood but instead found themselves on the way to South Adams after their original opponents were forced to cancel to make up a conference match.  After OleMiss won the first two singles positions and the Stars won the two doubles matches, the deciding singles position moved into a third set.  Maggie Herring captured the third set to give the Indians the team win.  Mississinewa is now 11-3 overall.  OleMiss will play at conference foe Frankton Wednesday.”

Varsity 3-2
One Singles: Haleigh Rowley 6-0, 6-0
Two Singles: Heidi Rowley 6-0, 6-0
Three Singles: Maggie Herring 6-3, 3-6, 6-1
One Doubles: Powell/Stanley 3-6, 3-4
Two Doubles: Briz/Stephenson 0-6, 1-6

Junior Varsity 3-2
Heavyn Miller and Abigail Tignor were the Singles winners. Tignor/Gray combo won in the Doubles.


Softball dropped a CIC contest to Elwood 1-8. Kait Leavitt and Erika Foy pitched in the loss giving up 14 hits, walking one, and striking out two. Darcie Patton went 2 for 3 with two doubles. Erika Foy and Mallory Sands each had singles. Junior Varsity Softball defeated Elwood 8-0. Davis (2-3, 3B), Dotterweich and Swafford (2B), Berryhill and Vasquez (Singles). Berryhill pitched a complete game no-hitter with 9 strikeouts.


Baseball lost to Elwood in a close game 0-1. Junior Varsity Baseball defeated Blackford 8-5 on the road. Cade Campbell went 3 for 4 and pitched 5 innings for the win. Malcolm O’Brien was 2 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI’s.